Jean-Baptiste van Helmont

Person   Born 12/1/1577 Died 30/12/1644

Categories: Medicine, Science

Flemish chemist, physiologist and physician. Amongst his many scientific achievements he found time to investigate the origins of flatulence.
Born and died: Brussels.

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van Helmont at place du Nouveau Marché aux Grains

Marble statue inaugurated 15 May 1889. As well as adding graffiti the local ...

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